Found April 29, 2013 on
The Victory Formation:
The Chicago Bulls, who have been battling the injury bug all season, will be without Kirk Hinrich for Game 5 due to an injured calf, and possibly longer. This according to a report from K.C. Johnson at the Chicago Tribune. Hinrich has filled in admirably for Derrick Rose this past season, giving the Bulls consistent performances on offense while providing great defense for much of the year. He knows his limitations, and has facilitated the ball well on offense, by making sure to get to Luol Deng or Joakim Noah. He saw his highest assist total since 2007-08, which was during his first stint with the Bulls. The Bulls currently hold a 3-1 series lead over the Brooklyn Nets in their playoff series. While this isn’t reason to hit the panic button for the Bulls, they will definitely need Hinrich back for the next round when they take on the defending champion Miami Heat. Look for Hinrich to do all he can to get back out on the floor. He is known for his toughness, and the Bulls certainly cannot count on the return of Rose, even though he was cleared by doctor’s nearly a month ago to play. Nate [...]
BEST OF MAXIM
I have no idea why the Bulls, Derrick Rose and his family are torturing their fans like this. The proper thing to do is not say anything at all. When you give the fans hope, they just get more annoyed when it doesn’t happen.
Today, it is Derrick Rose’s brother Reggie who decided to add his two-cent on “The Return”.
“He has been working hard and getting a lot of shots up...
Chicago Bulls guard Kirk Hinrich was forced to miss Game 5of the team’s opening-round playoff series against the Brooklyn Nets due to a calf injury. The bruised left calf could keep him out for longer than just one game, but Hinrich told reporters – including K.C. Johnson of The Chicago Tribune – that he’s going to do everything he can to not be out for too long."It’s...
Kirk Hinrich will miss the Chicago Bulls' Game 5 matchup against the Brooklyn Nets with a bruised left calf.
Hinrich arrived at Monday morning's shootaround in a walking boot.
"It's real disappointing," Hinrich said. "You never want to miss playoff games."
An MRI on Hinrich's calf muscle revealed no tear.
The bruise is severe enough that missing...
Chicago Bulls guard Kirk Hinrich entered the day as doubtful to play in tonight's Game 5 matchup against the Brooklyn Nets. He's since been ruled out for the contest, and he told reporters -- including Nick Friedell of ESPN Chicago -- that it's going to be difficult to sit on the sidelines tonight with his team attempting to advance."It's difficult," Hinrich...
The Bulls will be without point guard Kirk Hinrich on Monday night against Brooklyn because of a bruised left calf. His absence might give Game 4 star Nate Robinson a chance to start in the potential clincher for Chicago.
Hinrich was hurt during Saturday's 142-134 triple-overtime victory, playing through the injury to finish with 18 points and a playoff career-high 14 assists...
Kirk Hinrich will miss the Bulls’ potential series-clinching Game 5 vs. Nets on Monday night with a leg injury. Hinrich believes he bruised his left calf after taking a charge from Deron Williams in the first half of Saturdays triple OT win.
According to the Chicago Tribune:
Chicago Bulls starting point guard Kirk Hinrich will miss Monday’s Game 5 against Brooklyn because of...
Kirk Hinrich underwent an MRI on his sore left calf muscle following the Chicago Bulls' triple-overtime win over the Brooklyn Nets.
Hinrich played nearly 60 minutes in the game.
"It was pretty grueling," Hinrich said.
Hinrich said the injury "is pretty bad."
Chicago Bulls guard Kirk Hinrich suffered a left calf injury during the team’s Game 4 playoff victory over the Brooklyn Nets. Coach Tom Thibodeau told reporters – including K.C. Johnson of The Chicago Tribune – that Hinrich is doubtful to play during tonight’s game 5 matchup with the Nets.After playing more than 59 minutes during the Bulls three-overtime thriller against...
Ever since NBA center Jason Collins announced to the world that he is gay yesterday, most of the sentiments from other athletes and celebrities have been both positive and supportive.
Those who have dared to go against the grain like ESPN’s Chris Broussard and Miami Dolphins wide receiver Mike Wallace, have been chastised and vilified for offering a different opinion on the...
When the final buzzer sounded on Saturday night, ending the 3rd overtime of the game, the Chicago Bulls took a commanding 3-1 series lead over the Brooklyn Nets.
After an emotional victory like that, the Bulls seemed to have all the momentum heading into Game 5. Most experts were picking the Bulls to win Game 5 and end the Nets inaugural season in Brooklyn.
Then news broke that...
The Chicago Bulls had a chance to put away the Brooklyn Nets. Instead, they stumbled.
Their first-round series shifts back to Chicago for Game 6 on Thursday, and the Bulls look like a team that could be in trouble even though they lead 3-2.
That's because Kirk Hinrich was sidelined by a calf injury. Joakim Noah still seems limited by a foot problem, and instead of putting away...
Chicago Bulls/Brooklyn Nets: Game 5
- Kirk Hinrich is out for tonight. That means that the leash is off Nate Robinson for an entire game. There is no question Robinson loves to let it fly. The question becomes whether or not we will see the Robinson that lit it up at the end of Game 4 or a crazy, erratic Robinson.
- The other day I wrote about who...